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brains in various ways, such as pro
motion of literature furthering their
ends, newspapers, advertising, by po
litical campaigns,-public service op
posing public office holders, etc.
Thus the public are stuck in the
clay and with their more or less de
molished brains, many turn into crim
inals and vice seekers,
Of course, the great numbers suf
fering for unemployment is a direct
cause for crime and vice. N. E. L.
SENSIBILITY. At last the men
have shown a little common sense.
I ani refering to the wearing of what
are commonly called sport shirts.
They are the shirts which are shown
in the windows of men's furnishing
stores without stand-up collars. The
collars, instead, lay all the way back
and naturally make the shirt cool and
comfortable for hot weather. You
can, however, turn the collar up and
insert a tie, making the shirt a reg
ular soft-collared shirt
Now why haven't men come down
tp earth before? They have all been
wearing stiff-starched shirts that
made 'em sweat to beat th'e band.
And the reason for wearing them was
If everybody would forget styles
and dress comfortably we would be a
wiser people as a whole. A Sport
Shirt-Wearing Man's Wife.
WHO CAN ANSWER THIS? How
much is a man entitled to know about
a girl before he marries her? Is he
to be blamed if, instead of accepting
her at face or clothes value, he seeks
a little inside information?
A case which came up in court is
responsible for this letter. Louis
Maier was on trial charged with peep
ing into the window of his sweet
heart's bedroom. When questioned
by the judge he said- "I am going to
marry her in two weeks. Why should
I not have the right to peek a little?"
The man was turned loose.
But what I want decided for me is
what I have written in the first para
graph, Who can tell me through,the
columns of The Public Forum?,
T. S. S.
WHEN IS A RAINCOAT A MACK
INTOSH? Are all raincoats mack
intoshes and why are raincoats called
au minrnats are not mackintoshes.
Waterproof coats made of a certain
combination of cloth and rubber are
called mackintoshes because the man
who discovered that India rubber and
cloth could be combined to make a
waterproof fabric was named Mcin
tosh, a chemist who lived in Scotland
almost 100 years ago.
Ordinary cloth, you know, is po
rous, that is, it is filled with little
pores or holes, through which rain
easily soaks. Mcintosh discovered
that India rubber could be dissolved
in naphtha and that the solution
would fill the holes or pores in cloth
and make it rainproof. Raincoats
made from this waterproof cloth are
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